Legal Towing Essentials

It’s a common question: how do I know if my car can tow that caravan? As you’ve probably noticed, there is a lot of advice on this topic, in printed magazines and in online forums....

Top 10 RV Modifications

So you’re thinking about giving free-camping a go. You would like to travel without having to pay for caravan parks every night but you’re not sure whether your camper is equipped to do so. Well...

Three tips to hitch your caravan

Hitching a caravan isn’t a dark art but, for the unwary, it can become complicated. These three top tips might make all the difference… MEASURE TOWBALL DOWNLOAD Not knowing how much weight is pushing on your...
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CNC Router in Action

Shopping for a new caravan? If so, you've probably come across the term 'CNC cut'. But what does that mean? Essentially, the term 'CNC' stands for 'computer numerical control'. It's a sophisticated milling system that will,...
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Caravan Repairs: Dos and Don’ts

No matter how enthusiastic you are, or how developed your DIY skills, there are some jobs that shouldn’t be tackled by the home handyman. And that includes certain caravan repairs and maintenance jobs. It should go...
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True Grit: the Makings of an Offroad Caravan

Go RV sat down with Trakmaster's Russell Seebach for his take on the essential characteristics of a genuine offroad caravan...

Offroad Caravans: Five Key Features

Offroad caravans come in all shapes and sizes. But the truth is, offroad caravans are not created equally. Many caravans badged ‘offroad’ are genuine bush-thumping beasts that will follow the tracks of your 4WD...

Caravan Weight Myths

Myth 1: It is fine to have end weight (like toolboxes and spare wheels) as long as the front end is heavier than the back. Reality: This is commonly believed. It is a very dangerous...

Solar Myths for Caravans and Motorhomes

The issue of solar for caravans and motorhomes is surrounded by innuendo and outright untruths. Here, we bust 10 of the most common myths. Myth 1: All solar modules are much the same so buy...

Rules of Safe Towing

It’s every caravanner’s worst fear: a sway that quickly gathers steam until, like an unpredictable double pendulum, it jerks out of control. On the eve of the festive season, this dash-cam footage acts as...